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Old Issues Resurface for Benedict XVI, the Last Pope before the Prophesied "Petrus Romanus" Arrives
Raider's News Network ^ | 3/20/2012 | Steve Eastman

Posted on 03/20/2012 5:14:05 PM PDT by sreastman

Old Issues Resurface for Benedict XVI, the Last Pope before the Prophesied "Petrus Romanus" Arrives

by Steve Eastman, Raiders News Network

Last week ended with the death of a Pope. No, it wasn’t Benedict XVI. 88 year-old Shenouda III was the 117th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt. He had been suffering from kidney disease. Benedict XVI, the 111th Roman pontiff of St. Malachy’s Prophecy of the Popes, sent his condolences Sunday. It is likely the event reminded Benedict of his own impending death. He turns 85 next month and his health has been declining. Last November Cardinal Paolo Romeo predicted Benedict would be dead within a year.

One of the issues the papacy has been struggling with since 1962 has been the reluctance of traditionalist elements to accept the changes of Vatican II. On Friday, the Vatican issued an ultimatum to the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX), a prominent splinter group. He gave the group a month to accept certain doctrinal principles; otherwise, they would risk a painful break with Rome. Benedict has previously made concessions, including limited use of the old Latin liturgy, but that has met resistance from other quarters in the Church.

While some elements of the Catholic Church relish in the reforms of Vatican II, others are pushing the boundaries even further, or at least allowing them to be pushed by an “evolving” society. It should be interesting to see how the Peterborough Catholic School Board in Ontario, Canada eventually comes to grips with the demands of a self-identified Lesbian mother who wants a Catechism quote in a school pamphlet to be altered. Ann Michelle Tesluk is objecting to the statement that the homosexual inclination is “objectively disordered.” She has even started an online petition drive to force the board to take action. The board’s Equity and Exclusive Education committee is working on a recommendation to either remove the language or clarify it.

A similar decision was more clear-cut for Father Marcel Guarnizo. And the challenge could not have come at a worst time — at a funeral. It happened last month in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Barbara Johnson, the daughter of the deceased, announced to the priest that her female friend was, in fact, her lover. Father Guarnizo discreetly refused to serve Johnson communion. About two weeks later, he was removed from his pastoral work in the Archdiocese of Washington.”

It looks like Roman Catholics will soon have new opportunities to either stand up for what they believe or cave-in. On Friday, the Obama Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services announced it was finalizing its rule to require universities that offer insurance to students to also offer contraceptives.

The Vati-Leaks scandal is still making the headlines, but there are two versions of the story. The Associated Press has quoted a prelate who says the Vatican has launched an internal, criminal investigation. But "Vatican Insider" newspaper reports, “The Vatican internal enquiry on the mole or moles who in the past weeks have leaked various letters and documents, causing a scandal of unprecedented proportions in the history of the Vatican, has not begun, and at this point it probably never will.” The newspaper criticizes Vatican Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone for doing nothing to check out his suspicions, saying,”… there are open talks of the (once more extraordinary) possibility of assigning him a pro-Secretary of State to relieve him of some of his burdens, specifically those of diplomatic nature, as he is about to turn 78.” This does not bode well for Bertone’s chance to become the next Pope.

The Vati-Leaks scandal alleged money handling problems, among other things. It comes at a time when the Holy See is trying to win approval of its anti-money laundering policies from the European Council. Inspectors completed their visit Friday. The Vatican hopes to hear good news within a few months.

Recently, in a series of articles on Raiders News Network where details of the imminent conclave to elect Benedict's successor has focused on turmoil within the Roman Curia, the origins of the three-hundred-thirty ton Obelisk in Saint Peter’s Square was discussed. “It was cut from a single block of red granite during the Fifth dynasty of Egypt to stand as Osiris’ erect phallus at the Temple of the Sun in ancient Heliopolis ….” Pope Sixtus V moved it to its current location in 1586. Realizing the pagan nature of the obelisk, he performed an exorcism on the shaft of stone during its dedication. Now, more than 400 years later, Pope Benedict XVI is following in Sixtus’ footsteps. The Associated Press reports the Vatican is restoring the colonnade at Saint Peter’s Square. The project includes cleaning the Egyptian obelisk.

Exorcism, as it turns out, is another one of those recurring issues. Chancellor Steve Angi, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati, recently allowed priests to minister exorcism at an abortion clinic in Kettering, Ohio. According to the "Dayton Daily News," it was “designed to drive evil out of a place, rather than out of a person.” It was scheduled for this past Sunday, when the clinic was closed.

Benedict XVI will continue to have to deal with these kinds of issues until his successor, Peter the Roman arrives, most likely in 2012.

© 2012 Raiders News Network


TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: bloggersandpersonal; exorcism; obelisk; refusecommunion; vanity

1 posted on 03/20/2012 5:14:16 PM PDT by sreastman
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To: sreastman

The fact that Rick Santorum’s Secret Service codename is Petrus and he’s Italian should stir up the conspiracy theorists.


2 posted on 03/20/2012 5:20:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: sreastman
It is likely the event reminded Benedict of his own impending death. He turns 85 next month and his health has been declining.

w.t.f.

Benedict XVI will continue to have to deal with these kinds of issues until his successor, Peter the Roman arrives, most likely in 2012.

w.t.f.

bosh.

3 posted on 03/20/2012 5:22:54 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (knowledge puffeth; information deludeth.)
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To: sreastman

Too many errors in the first ‘graph to give the rest of it any credence.


4 posted on 03/20/2012 5:25:52 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: sreastman

1) Are you Steve Eastman, the author of this article?

2) Do you ever reply on your own threads ?


5 posted on 03/20/2012 5:26:47 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: sreastman

This article is nothing but a bunch of trivialities strung together, having nothing to do with each other. And, like most “journalists,” the author knows little or nothing of Catholic terminology.


6 posted on 03/20/2012 5:35:47 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: sreastman
Peter the Roman arrives, most likely in 2012.

Peter the Roman is already on
the horizon with a Red Hat.
shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
7 posted on 03/20/2012 5:43:31 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: sreastman
Pope Sixtus V moved it to its current location in 1586. Realizing the pagan nature of the obelisk, he performed an exorcism on the shaft of stone during its dedication.

The obelisk in question stood in the Circus of Nero since the time of the Emperor Caligula (that is to say, since before the Circus of Nero was the Circus of Nero) and presided over the martyrdoms of hundreds of Christians.

It was there when St. Peter was crucified upside-down in the Circus of Nero.

And the inscription at the base of the obelisk reads:

CHRISTVS VINCIT
CHRISTVS REGNAT
CHRISTVS IMPERAT

Which, translated, means "Christ conquers, Christ reigns, Christ rules (or commands)".

Bet you won't add that to your story.

8 posted on 03/20/2012 5:52:39 PM PDT by Campion ("It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins." -- Franklin)
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To: sreastman
Virgin Mary : Pray for Pope Benedict XVI who is in danger of being exiled from Rome.

http://www.thewarningsecondcoming.com/virgin-mary-pray-for-pope-benedict-xvi-who-is-in-danger-of-being-exiled-from-rome/

Excerpt:
My child there is a stillness, like the calm before the storm, as the Catholic Church will soon be plunged into crisis.

I call on all of my children everywhere to pray for Pope Benedict XVI who is in danger of being exiled from Rome.

He, the most Holy Vicar of the Catholic Church, is hated in many quarters within the Vatican.

An evil plot, planned for over one year, will be seen all over the world shortly.

Pray, pray, pray for all of God’s holy servants in the Catholic Church who will be persecuted because of the great divide within the Church which will come about soon.

The great schism will be witnessed by the whole world but it will not be seen to be the case immediately.

The false pope is waiting to reveal himself to the world.

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My poor Holy vicar, Pope Benedict XVI, will be ousted from the Holy See in Rome.

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

http://www.thewarningsecondcoming.com/my-poor-holy-vicar-pope-benedict-xvi-will-be-ousted-from-the-holy-see-in-rome/

Excerpt:

Never fear the works of the antichrist when you, dear children, have the power within you to weaken his grasp on the world through your prayers.

Other world leaders will be killed soon and My poor Holy vicar, Pope Benedict XVI, will be ousted from the Holy See in Rome.

Last year, my daughter, I told you of the plot within the corridors of the Vatican.

A plan to destroy My Holy Vicar was devised in secret on the l7th March 2011 and this will come to fruition for it has been foretold.

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The final secret of Fatima reveals the truth of satan’s evil sect entering the Vatican
http://www.thewarningsecondcoming.com/the-final-secret-of-fatima-reveals-the-truth-of-satan%e2%80%99s-evil-sect-entering-the-vatican/

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Excerpt:
My daughter even the final secret of Fatima was not given to the world because it revealed the truth of satan’s evil sect entering the Vatican.

The last part of secret has not been revealed in order to protect the wicked sect who entered the Vatican in great numbers since My Mother’s appearance at the holy shrine of Fatima.

My daughter Lucia was silenced by the powers which control part of the Vatican over which My poor beloved Popes have little control.

Watch how they have not only twisted the truth of My teachings but introduced new methods of Catholic worship which insult Me and My Eternal Father.

The Catholic Church is the one true church and as such is a primary target of satan and his wicked sect.

The truth comes from Me.

The truth makes mankind uncomfortable because it can involve personal sacrifice.

The truth causes outrage in some instances and, in many cases, is treated as heresy.

Yet only the truth can set you free from lies. The lies which come from satan and which create a heavy burden on your soul.

The time has come for the truth to be unveiled in a world which is full of lies.

So many lies My daughter have been presented to My children by false religions, false Gods, false Church Leaders, false political leaders and organisations as well as a false media.

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Virgin Mary: Wicked plan within The Vatican to destroy the Catholic Church
http://www.thewarningsecondcoming.com/virgin-mary-wicked-plan-within-the-vatican-to-destroy-the-catholic-church/

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Excerpt:
Pope Benedict XVI is being plotted against within his own corridors by an evil sect.

This sect is known to exist among those sacred servants within The Vatican yet they are powerless against this evil group which has infiltrated the Catholic Church for centuries.

They are responsible for twisting the truth of My Son’s teachings. So little is known about them or their vile works.

They have driven the true doctrine from the Catholic Church and in its place a lukewarm, watered down version has been force fed to Catholics over the last forty years.

So much confusion has been spread by this wicked but hidden sect that my children have wandered away from the true church.

Pray that they do not drive the Pope away.

Pray that the false prophet will not take the seat of the Holy Father so that he can spread lies.

Pray that those sacred servants in the Vatican are strong enough to withstand this evil plot designed to destroy the Catholic Church.

They plan to replace the Holy Vicar Pope Benedict XVI with a dictator of lies. He will create a new church in league with the anti-christ and his group in order to deceive the world.
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All Christians Repent Now, Catholics Pray for Pope Benedict
http://www.thewarningsecondcoming.com/all-christian-repent-now-catholics-pray-for-pope-benedict-2/
Saturday, March 5th, 2011 @ 10:00 am

My beloved daughter we are united once more. You have been busy these last few days. Have you noticed the strength I am giving you both in faith and body? This is because your work is so pleasing to Me. As you continue to publish these messages please encourage as many people you know to seek reconciliation quickly now for their sins. It does not matter which Christian faith they belong to. They must show their humility and allegiance to Me through the act of seeking redemption.

This simple act will make them stronger during the event I refer to as The Warning. Repent all of you to save your souls. Prepare for The Warning immediately because for those of you who are not in the state of grace you may not survive it.

My beloved daughter, I want you to continue to move quickly to spread the word regarding these messages. I have explained to you before that they must be given to as many people as possible in the shortest possible time. As this event looms so too will an event regarding the Holy Vatican.

Ask everyone to pray for My beloved Holy Vicar Pope Benedict for he is surrounded by the enemies of My Eternal Father. Pray for the priests who have never wavered in their faith to Me or My Eternal Father.

Rise of the False Prophet

They need to pray hard now as the outcome of this attack on My Holy Vicar will be witnessed by you all. Pray, Pray, pray that the False Prophet will be identified for what he is. Watch out for his demeanor. His attention seeking agenda. The way in which My misguided sacred servants will drop in awe at his feet. Then listen to what he has to say carefully. His humility will be false. His intentions mischevious and the love he exudes will be all about him. He will be seen as being innovative, dynamic – a breath of fresh air. While he is driven and energetic his powers will not come from God, the Eternal Father. They come from Satan. The Evil One.

Pray, pray, pray. For you My Children need to be on your guard. You need Me to guide you now as these prophecies are revealed to mankind. Be strong. Loyal to My teachings. Pray in groups. Pray the Holy Rosary to seek protection from the Evil One.

9 posted on 03/20/2012 5:57:43 PM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012; sreastman
According to the phony "prophecies of St. Malachy," which is the only source for the "Petrus Romanus" tale:

In the extreme persecution of the Holy Roman Church, there will sit [i.e., as bishop]. Peter the Roman, who will pasture his sheep in many tribulations: and when these things are finished, the city of seven hills will be destroyed, and the terrible judge will judge his people.
The passage says nothing about Petrus Romanus being a bad guy, or the False Prophet of Revelation, or anything like that.
10 posted on 03/20/2012 5:58:28 PM PDT by Campion ("It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins." -- Franklin)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

I’d like a Peter the Roman vs 12th Imam epic smackdown.


11 posted on 03/20/2012 6:14:44 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Campion
According to the phony "prophecies of St. Malachy," which is the only source for the "Petrus Romanus" tale:

In the extreme persecution of the Holy Roman Church, there will sit [i.e., as bishop]. Peter the Roman, who will pasture his sheep in many tribulations: and when these things are finished, the city of seven hills will be destroyed, and the terrible judge will judge his people.

The passage says nothing about Petrus Romanus being a bad guy, or the False Prophet of Revelation, or anything like that.

I believe you are in the minority of Roman
"church" members who think it is false.

Assuming the "prophecies of St. Malachy,"
are true, then:

Peter the Roman is already on
the horizon with a Red Hat.

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
12 posted on 03/20/2012 6:23:56 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: sreastman

All that and not a word about the slipping morale of the Albino Monk Assassins? Just what kind of article is this?!!

Freegards


13 posted on 03/20/2012 6:27:40 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: Vince Ferrer
I’d like a Peter the Roman vs 12th Imam epic smackdown.

I'm looking forward to my King:
Yah'shua HaMashiach to rule and reign
the world from Jerusalem
for a thousand years.
shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
14 posted on 03/20/2012 6:28:46 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
I believe you are in the minority of Roman "church" members who think it is false.

Fortunately, "Truth is not determined by majority vote" -- Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger.

15 posted on 03/20/2012 6:31:24 PM PDT by Campion ("It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins." -- Franklin)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
You should set your sights higher.

I'm looking forward to Christ Jesus, ruler of all things, coming in glory as Judge of the living and the dead, and of his kingdom, there shall be no end, neither after a thousand years, or a billion.

16 posted on 03/20/2012 6:36:02 PM PDT by Campion ("It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins." -- Franklin)
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To: cripplecreek
The fact that Rick Santorum’s Secret Service codename is Petrus and he’s Italian should stir up the conspiracy theorists.

That's exactly who "Raiders News Service"'s target market is. Take a cruise through their webpage, and check out the titles for sale.

17 posted on 03/20/2012 6:47:22 PM PDT by Lee N. Field (An armed society is a polite society. So keep your soi-disant "prophets" off my lawn.)
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To: Lee N. Field

LOL it pays to remain alert.


18 posted on 03/20/2012 7:07:16 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

I thought you denied Christ’s divinity?


19 posted on 03/20/2012 7:29:16 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: sreastman

All the next guy has to do is take a different name, and not Petrus Romanus. Easy as pie.


20 posted on 03/20/2012 7:31:18 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart. . . . 2012 for change, this time for the people)
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To: Lee N. Field; sreastman

I’m wondering if this poster’s history is limited to blog pimping.


21 posted on 03/20/2012 7:41:51 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: sreastman

I do NOT understand this one? WHY was this Priest removed?!?!
“A similar decision was more clear-cut for Father Marcel Guarnizo. And the challenge could not have come at a worst time — at a funeral. It happened last month in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Barbara Johnson, the daughter of the deceased, announced to the priest that her female friend was, in fact, her lover. Father Guarnizo discreetly refused to serve Johnson communion. About two weeks later, he was removed from his pastoral work in the Archdiocese of Washington.”


22 posted on 03/20/2012 8:09:26 PM PDT by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: D-fendr
I thought you denied Christ’s divinity?

Those were lies told by simple-minded
members of the Roman "church".
shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
23 posted on 03/20/2012 8:19:08 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: G Larry

He hasn’t been “removed,” but only placed on a temporary administrative leave.


24 posted on 03/20/2012 8:29:16 PM PDT by Campion ("It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins." -- Franklin)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

I’m sorry, but I don’t understand your reply:

>>>>Those were lies told by simple-minded members of the Roman “church”.

Are you referring to Christ’s divinity here?


25 posted on 03/20/2012 8:49:40 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: D-fendr
I’m sorry, but I don’t understand your reply:

>>>>Those were lies told by simple-minded members of the Roman “church”.

Are you referring to Christ’s divinity here?

Let me repeat for clarity:

I am a follower of Yah'shua

He is quoted by Peter as written down by his amanuensis Mark:

Mar 12:29 Jesus answered, "The foremost is,
'HEAR, O ISRAEL! YHvH OUR GOD IS ONE YHvH
Yah'shua is quoting from His WORD in Deuteronomy 6:4
Deu 6:4 "Hear, O Israel! YHvH is our God, YHvH is one!
He did not say there was a pantheon of gods
nor did He say there was a mother of God

I believe that Yah'shua is the Shekinah of YHvH.

He said "I and the Father are ONE"

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
26 posted on 03/21/2012 3:59:09 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
Let me repeat for clarity

I believe that Yah'shua is the Shekinah of YHvH.

Clarity? Really?

Is "Yah'shua" the God of Israel Incarnate in human flesh, or isn't he?

27 posted on 03/21/2012 7:47:28 PM PDT by Campion ("It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins." -- Franklin)
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To: Campion
Uri'el>Let me repeat for clarity

I believe that Yah'shua is the Shekinah of YHvH.

Clarity? Really?

Is "Yah'shua" the God of Israel Incarnate in human flesh, or isn't he?

He said He is YHvH ; I believe He is !

Do you you ?

Or do you believe he is one of THREE gods ??

Or do you believe YHvH has a MOTHER ??

Did Jesus reject His WORD ??

Do you follow His WORD or
do you follow the word of Rome??

Is your High Priest Yah'shua?

or the "Bridge Builder who leads souls to hell"

Seek YHvH in His WORD.

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
28 posted on 03/22/2012 7:55:38 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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